Ruby Fay Hastings
August 6, 1948  -  March 24, 2019

Ruby Fay Hastings

Elmwood Funeral Home
Thursday, March 28, 2019
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Funeral Service
Funeral Home Chapel
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Friday, March 29, 2019
2:00 pm
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Ruby Ausborn Fletcher Hastings passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019 in Abilene. A visitation will be 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 Hwy 277 South, Abilene Texas. Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Friday, March 29, 2019 at the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel.

Ruby was born August 6, 1948 to Earl and Lola Ausborn in Hobbs New Mexico. Ruby worked for Nice and Clean Laundry and Abilene Regional Medical Center and enjoyed her work. She was a strong woman with a kind heart. She loved shopping, flowers, dogs, and hummingbirds but above all she loved her family, especially the grandchildren and great grandchildren. Ruby was very loved and will be dearly missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Jake Fletcher; husband, Ralph Hastings; and her siblings, Richard Ausborn, Bob Ausborn, and Robert Ausborn.

Ruby is survived by her children, Jakie Fletcher, LaDonna Harris and husband Danny, Doreen Langford and husband Donald, and Loreen Glaze; stepchildren, Michael Hastings and wife Stephanie, and Russell Hastings; grandchildren, Kevin Harris and April, Kelly Harris and Darrin, Katelyn Harris and Vincent, Jonathan Langford, Justin Langford, Jenna Langford, Brandon Glaze and Lana, Nikki Rowden, Cody Rowden, and Morgan Hastings; 14 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

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  1. Mark Roberts
    Horseshoe Bay, TX

  2. Mary Cheek
    Abilene, TX

    My thoughts and continued prayers to you, Doreen and your family.
    May you find comfort in all the special times and great memories you shared with your dear mom.
    Mary & Melvin Cheek

  3. Brenda Thompson
    Mandeville, LA

    Thinking of you at this time of sadness. Prayers for peace and comfort.

  4. Monique Elias-Parham
    Abilene, TX

    Remembering Ruby’s warm & kind smile. I was blessed to work with such a dedicated woman at ARMC. Praying for God’s love and strength to shower Ruby’s loved ones.
    Monique & Family

  5. Penny Lindsey
    Abilene, TX

    I love you all and will miss you Ruby.Rest in peace

  6. Renee’ Shook
    Abilene, TX

    A loving, kind, loyal, dedicated, hard working woman and friend. She loved her family and was very proud of her grandchildren. Rest In Peace my friend I will miss you. May god wrap your family in his loving, healing arms.

  7. Ruby Edwards
    Oklahoma City, OK

    May you watch over us as our guardian angel

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